Pistacia Atlantica Resin

1. Scientific Name: Pistacia Atlantica Desf.
Synonyms: Pistacia Mutica F.M.
English Name: Wild Pistachio Resin
Other Names in English:
2. Scientific Name: Pistacia Khinjuk Stocks
Synonyms: Pistacia Acuminata Boiss. & B.h., Pistacia Stew. Ex Brandis
English Name: Persian Turpentine Resin
Other Names in English: Pistacia Acuminata Resin
Family: Anacardiaceae

Product Details

Health Benefits

Temperament: Rather hot and dry
1- Swallow it the size of a hazelnut. It eliminates bloating and useful for strengthening digestion and increasing urine secretion.
2- Mix 75 grams of it with 150 grams of melted tallow of goat liver and heat it. Eat a little of it before sleeping for 3 to 7 nights and sleep. Relieves a cough that is from moist or a cough that is accompanied by a heart spasm and treats it.
3- Chew it like a gum in your mouth and swallow its juice. Strengthens the stomach, is beneficial for clearing the throat of slimy homours.
4- If you put it on the body, it will remove the bone, thorn, acicula or a stick that is sunk into the skin.
5- Boil 20 grams of it in a glass of water and poultice it. It is useful for removing skin oil.
6- If you fry it a little with egg yolk and mix it with Sandarac, it is useful in external use to heal broken limbs after organ traction and also helps in the growth of wound flesh.


Persian Turpentine Resin is an oily resin extracted from a tree in the Anacardiaceae family called Persian turpentine. In the summer, they cut the trunk of the tree so that the sap of the tree comes out of the place of the crack, and this sap, which has a pasty state, is taken and boiled in water, and it is refined and marketed.

Chemical Constituents

P. atlantica gum contained about 57.06% α-pinene with retention time (11.15), 1.02% of Camphene (11.49), 1.18% of Dehydrosabinene (11.74), β-pinene (12.79) 9.83%, 1,3,8-p-Menthatriene (13.43) 0.75%, Delta-3-Carene (14.29) 0.54%, p-Cymene (14.98)1.31%. Also, Limonene (15.19) 0.91%, Eucalyptol (15.27) 0.31%, γ-Terpinene (16.62) 0.18%, Pulegone (18.12) 0.57%, Linalool (18.65) 0.2%, α-campholene aldehyde (19.85) 1.96%, trans-Pinocarveol (20.48) 2.95%. In addition, (S)-cis-Verbenol (20.6) 1.01%, trans-Verbenol (20.83) 3.79%, trans-p-Menth-2-en-1,8-diol (20.97) 1.25%, Pinocamphone (21.45) 0.26%, α-Phellandren-8-ol (21.88) 3.81%, Terpinen-4-ol (22.29) 0.35%, para-Cymen-8-ol (22.73) 0.99%, α-Terpineol (22.99) 0.44%, Myrtenal (23.21) 1.74%, Verbenone (23.89) 1.51%, Carveol (24.4) 0.68% and Bornyl Acetate (27.39) 0.62%.

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